A framework intended to lead school teams who are motivated to make positive changes through the entire data-driven decision-making process (collecting data, analyzing data, reviewing goals, selecting action/strategies, monitoring and evaluating).
The attached document provides a brief guide listing all of the key components to the data-driven decision-making process and includes reflective questions to consider at every stage.
A guide designed to be used in small group settings to support teachers and administrators to identify strengths and areas of improvement within their school and to create a measurable plan to improve outcomes. This reference tool can be used as a supportive framework to review the data-driven decision making process.
Besser, L., Almeida, L., Anderson-Davis, D.M., Flach, T., Kamm, C. & White, S. (2008). Decision making for results: Data-driven decision making (2nd ed.). Englewood, Colorado: Lead + Learn Press, A division of Advanced Learning Centers, Inc.
*Under ownership of new publishers: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Parker Boudett, K., City, E. A. & Murnane, R.J. (2005). Data wise: A step-by-step guide to using assessment results to improve teaching and learning. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Baltimore City Public Schools have created a similar document to support the decision making for results process, including a rubric for the six steps.